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Seeking CPO Bill Hollis
Bill served with me on submarines, etc up to 1986.
Contact: Terry (Rocky) Gannon (ex CPORSSM)
0458 518 088
Seeking info on the late Lt.Cdr. Gerald Chester Carter RAN & Family
Carter married Canadian Elaine Crombie in Sydney in October 1941. Known to have had one daughter, Gillian. Served HMAS Nizam in WW2.
Contact: Des Lambley
NAA Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie Sub Branch meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1730 at the West Port Club. Bi monthly outings and social gatherings. All ex-service personnel invited to attend. Dinner follows at the West Port Club. Look forward to seeing you there - memberships are available.
Contact: Philip Boxhall
0432 598 782
NAA Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie Sub Branch meets third Wednesday of the month at 1730 at the West Port Club. Bi monthly outings and social gatherings. All ex service personnel invited to attend. Dinner follows at the West Port Club. Look forward to seeing you there - memberships are available.
Contact: Philip Boxhall
0432 598 782
HMAS Hobart DDG39
Calling all ex HMAS Hobart crew members who served 1st 2nd & 3rd deployments S.V.N. Also ANY former crew members who would like to take part in a get together on ANZAC DAY march 2019 in Echuca VIC. Then for a few days after. Please contact
Allan (below) or Paul McDermott patpaulmcd@bigpond.com
Contact: Allan Etherington
0402 945 634
Seeking Chillcot, Graham and Willmont
Seeking whereabouts of Abuw Chillcott, Leading Cook Zero Graham, PO Vic Willmont, Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin 1968.
Contact: Barry Howard
0490 401 220
Seeking Lindsay John Cameron
Looking to contact Lindsay John Cameron who underwent naval training at HMAS Cerberus (Vic) in either 1954 or 1957. He may have come from WA. Any info about him or his contact details would be appreciated.
Contact: L Cameron
0407 928 540

Army

Seeking Cpl Steve "Stricko" Strickland
Trying to locate Steve. Last known post was 6RAR mess in 1983. Any info about him or his contact details would be appreciated.
Contact: David Horne
0488 639 201
Seeking D J Warne
1736062 D J Warne 4 RAR Adm. Coy. (Transport). A National Serviceman who possibly served in SVN. A labelled item of field gear has found its way to WA many years ago. Happy to return by arrangement.
Contact: Graeme Johnson
08 9383 2282 (evenings)
LT COL George Edward Colvin (1903-1975)
2 RAR Museum is seeking relatives of the late LTCOL George Colvin (1903-1975). He served all during WW2 in the 9th DIV. In 1934 he married Florence Hannah Williams at St Jude's Anglican Church, Randwick; they were later to be divorced. On 22 Nov 1952 he married a widow Alma Beryl ('Pat') Bolger, née Ryan. He died on 6 December 1975, his wife survived him, as did the son of his first marriage.
Contact: Jason Harrison
0419 749 198
Seeking members of 1Pl. A Coy 6RAR Vietnam 69-70
Seeking contact with, or contact details for, the following personnel who served with me in 1 Platoon A Company 6 RAR, in Vietnam during 1969-70. 2792237 Alan Emery, 2789523 Glenn Griffiths, 3795382 Trevor Jones, 3794133 Colin Nicol and 5716153 Kim Thomas. I am putting a photo album together including every member who served with 1 Pl. during that time. I need photos of these members to complete the Album.
Contact: Barry Francis
07 4123 4039 / 0466 013 365
506 Signal Troop Nui Dat May 66 - Apr 67
I would like to communicate with anyone associated with Stan Haas during that time of service in VN. I appreciate the story and photos posted by Ned Tindale in Pronto. Any others? Thank you!
Contact: Greg Wirt
0408 964 604
Rory McGuire, 110 Signals Sqn
Seeking Rory 2789606 Saigon 1969, room mate.
Contact: Alan Proud
02 4951 4036
Lost photos - 110 Signals
Looking for anybody who was in 110 signals around 1969 in Vun Tau. Have been travelling between UK and Aus. Have lost all my photos. Just wondering if anybody would have some.
Contact: Allan Cooper
0406 730 910
Barry (Butch) Conradi from Adelaide
Seeking contact details for Barry who was a Nasho, intake October 1968. I believe he lived in Tailem Bend, SA.
Contact: Marcus Blackmore
0417 001 167
Seeking Ronald Francis Sinclair
Looking for my cousin who was a member of 1RAR in Vietnam in 1965/66 and became WO before leaving service. Due to medical reasons would like to contact him if possable. Any help is gratefully appreciated. Last known location was Cessnock NSW.
Contact: Fran Sinclair
0416 013 987
James Vallins Knight
Seeking relatives of James, service number NX 58059, WW2 Army member who was serving with the 2/4 Pioneer Battalion in the Northern Territory. DOB 16/12/1900. I have found his dog tags while fossicking in outback NT.
Contact: Val Holt
0412 890 307
Found Identification disc Lewis NR
ID Tags Lewis NR 8256820
Contact: Rick Paton
07 3216 5258
Vietnam War - History Project: Peter Clyde Lewis
Seeking contact with Peter - Army veteran Vietnam 1970-71, later a RAAF officer.
Contact: Ernie Chamberlain
0417 652 526
Seeking Neil Bextram
He served with Harvey Wilcox in Vietnam between 1966 - 1967 with either 1 RAR or 6 RAR. Please contact Rosemary Jones on 0438 639 983.
Contact: George Fikerle
0409 908 590
Seeking Michael Williams
Vietnam Veteran Lance Corporal Michael Williams who worked in transport, SME. Last time we met was 1970.
Contact: Frank Parker
07 5444 5082
BELISI Veterans
Seeking any BELISI veteran who was in Bougainville at the Headquarters Element between December 2000 and end February 2001.
Contact: Bob Bak
02 6943 4402
Book "Killing Babies"
An Australian digger recalls his Vietnam War and invites readers to sample the life he and his mates lived. The book is for sale for $24.99. Contact Darryl, "Midabri", Ryalls Rd, Miles QLD 4415.
Contact: Darryl Bishop
Seeking Tony
Left Brisbane in 1970. Not Infantry. I have a black and white photo of him standing next to a Sergeant. Tony is tall, slim build, dark hair and brown eyes I think. Possibly 21 years of age when he left for Vietnam.
Contact: Marian Bewsey
0429 885 660
Feeding soldiers throughout the millenia
I am compiling the story of RAASC Vietnam and in particular feeding soldiers throughout the millenia, not just Vietnam. Personal anecdotes very welcome and bios. Lost a mate? A photo and brief commentary also welcome.
Contact: Russ Morison
0408 947 935
Peter Sharp RAA
Seeking Peter Sharp or anyone from 22PLT B WING 1RTB KAPOOKA JAN 1970. Also Phillip "Shorty" Edwards RAAMC/RAAOC BROADMEADOWS EARLY 70s.
Contact: John Swan
0411 813 715
Japanese soldier's belongings
My uncle Jack Smith served in PNG and was in Wewak at the end of WWII. We have a Japanese soldier's satchel with his name and service details inside. Does anyone know how we can return these items to family in Japan? Please contact 120 Arnold St, Princes Hill, VIC 3054
Contact: Marian Turnbull
Seeking Signalman Harry Ford
Seeking contact details for Harry Ford. Served together 139 Signal Squadron early 1990's. Harry started his career as a linesman then changed over to Technician. Last know posting was School of Signals Watsonia.
Contact: Brett Mellross
0407 644 440
Vietnam War - History Project: Captain Ron Nissen
Seeking contact with Captain Ron Nissen (Aust Int Corps), HQ 1 ATF 1970-71.
Contact: Ernest Chamberlain
0417 653 526
Seeking John Errol McDonnell
Looking for old mate, John Errol McDonnell, Cpl, 217816. Ex 9 RAR. SVN.
Any infomation would be appreciated.
Contact: Dennis McKellar
0412 562 000

Air Force

Seeking Richard Green
He was at the Airforce Base west of Sydney in the late 1960s. I would like to know what happened to him over the years.
Contact: Sandra-Lea Carmady
0420 560 747
Ian and Stephen Ch/Shadwick
Searching for my twin brothers, who I believe were in the “services” - Airforce or Navy. Our mother was Cynthia May Passmore (dec. Jan 4 2016) and we were separated at birth, I am told, by adoption. I have little information but I believe their names are Ian and Stephen Ch/Shadwick; they trained in Perth WA, stationed in Brisbane and Sydney? I hope that someone knows of them and helps me find them.
Contact: Carol Maney
0455 022 268
LAC Norman Carter
We met one night when Doug and Denise brought you along to partner me. I lived with parents in Salisbury SA while you and Doug were at Edinburgh Air Base. My parents freaked out when you walked me to the front door and saw me with you standing there in uniform. They made sure we never saw each other again. You left with a piece of my heart that night. I would love to speak with you.
Contact: Shirley Veale (nee James)
0404 552 705
The 'Bushranger' Story on CD
The first edition describes the development and introduction to operational service of the RAAF 'Bushranger' Iroquois helicopter gunship during the Vietnam War. The second edition embraces interesting US Army and RAAF helicopter force development information. Each CD is $10.00 including postage.
Contact: Brian Dirou, DFC
07 4819 1513

Miscellaneous

Battle for Australia National Commemoration
The annual Battle for Australia National Commemoration will be held in the Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard of the Australian War Memorial on Wednesday 5 September 2018 commencing at 11:00 am. Those attending should be seated by 10:45 am.
Contact: COL John Jackson RFD ED (Retd)
02 6288 3373
NJF Veterans Exercise
Entitled DVA clients may be referred for safe and clinically effective Exercise Physiology treatment by their general practitioner on a valid D904 referral form. DVA entitlements include: DVA Health Cards (Gold and White) are accepted as payment upon a GP referral
Contact: Nick
Private Walter Henry Harrison
A last post service at AWM has been arranged for Private Harrison MIA, First World War, service number 3852, 4 October 2018.
Contact: Leonie Pinson
02 4385 1751
Veterans' Reference Group (VRG) - Call for Members
If you are a veteran or current/ex-service person, a family member of a veteran or current/ex-service person, someone with a demonstrated interest in veterans’ issues or a professional service provider in the ex-service space, you are invited to express interest in becoming a member of the Tasmanian Government’s Veterans’ Reference Group.

The Reference Group provides insights and advice to the Tasmanian Government on a range of veterans’ issues. Expressions of interest close on 19 October 2018
Contact: Veterans' Reference Group
03 6232 7133
Historic Motorcycle Club QLD
Formed in September 1970 and comprises 15 areas. Club eligible motorcycles are those constructed before 31 December of the year 30 years prior to the current year with current cut-off date 31 December 1987. If you are a club member you can obtain S.I.V. registration at $174.00. Brisbane meetings are held 2nd Monday at 7.30 pm, Veteran Car Club, 1376 Old Cleveland Road, Carindale. Great for veterans returning from service to restore a Veteran Motorcycle or a Classic Bike.
Contact: Ian Rennie
0426 366 694